3 03, 2021


By |2021-03-03T10:59:54-07:00March 3rd, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for January 2021 is estimated at -0.5% across the past 12 months, with 7,700 fewer jobs since January 2020. Utah’s current employment level stands at 1,549,100. Utah’s December year-over job change has been revised down to -0.6%. January’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate is estimated at 3.1%, with approximately [...]

18 08, 2020

Do you have open positions you need to fill? DWS had free hiring events!

By |2020-08-18T09:50:09-07:00August 18th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

Beginning on Thursday, August 27th the Department of Workforce Services will sponsor an Online Virtual Job Fair on the fourth Thursday for the month in August and September.  There is NO COST to recruit at these events! Thursday, August 27, 2020, 10:00 am-2:00 pm Thursday, September 24, 2020, 10:00 am-2:00 pm To register and reserve your space for either or both events, please contact me [...]

26 06, 2020

Speaking on Business: DWS Virtual Job Fair

By |2020-06-29T20:22:59-07:00June 26th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Virtual Job Fair This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Many employees remain furloughed or displaced during this health pandemic and part of the Utah Leads Together 4.0 version targets connecting unemployed Utahns with available work.  Reconnecting our workforce and achieving full employment is a worthy goal [...]

15 04, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program available to Utahns

By |2020-04-15T12:07:27-07:00April 15th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

SALT LAKE CITY (April 15, 2020) — The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program as part of the CARES Act is now available for Utahns. This program will extend benefits to individuals previously ineligible for traditional unemployment benefits such as the self-employed or gig economy workers. “In the midst of receiving and processing a historic claim volume, [...]

15 01, 2020

Utah Has More Employment Opportunities Than Employees

By |2020-01-15T11:04:17-07:00January 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

State Ranks Fifth in Worker Availability Ratio with Three Workers for Every Four Jobs SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (January 15, 2020) – A new analysis by the United States Chamber of Commerce highlights America’s tight labor market and places Utah fifth among states with the lowest ratio of individuals looking for work and actual positions [...]

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